Re: Using a Debian Stretch netinstaller image as a Rescue Disk
"Thomas Schmitt" <email@example.com> writes:
> Trying it with
> qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -m 512 -cdrom
> I select menu item "Advanced options"
> and then menu item "Rescue mode".
> Now i get to choose by menus: Language, Country, Keymap.
> (Some internal retrieving installing and configuring happens.)
> I get asked for: Hostname, Domain name.
> I shall select time zone.
> (Now it is unhappily gnawing on the sparse virtual hardware ...)
> I shall select a driver because no disk was found. I select: "continue
> with no disk drive".
> It complains about no partitions. I use the "<Continue>" button.
> A menu "Rescue operations" appears, offering two items:
> Execute a shell in the installer environment.
> Reboot the system.
> I chose the first one and get a confirmation button about "Executing a
> shell". I use "<continue>".
> A prompt "~#" appears. Input line "ls -l" produces what can be expected.
> "shutdown -h now" does not poweroff, though, but only brings me back to
> the first Debian installer menu.
> Have a nice day :)
Ah, this sounds good. Thank you.